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Fraudsters may ask you to receive money into your bank account and transfer it into another account, keeping some of the cash for yourself.
The UK government has unveiled plans to crack down on a business scheme which it says has been used to launder dirty foreign money.
Entrepreneur complains that Facebook won't remove ads using his name until he reports them
While financial fraud overall is not growing, payments fraud involving deception crimes, online attacks, and compromised cards is up over 20 per cent
Cifas CEO Mike Haley talks to BBC Moneybox about the growing issue of “money mules”
The data shows there was a 27% increase in 14 to 24-year-olds becoming ‘money mules’ in 2017. Cifas urges the Government to do more in schools to educate young people about the consequences of fraudulent activity.
"Have you ever held £2,000 at once in your hand?" that was the line used to tempt Holly into becoming a money mule.
Financial fraud is a serious white-collar crime that comes with heavy punishment, but the details of the misdeeds can be stranger than fiction.
A new piece of cryptocurrency is made each time a complex mathematical problem is solved using computing energy. Currencies can be legitimately mined in this way – but this mining activity is also increasingly attracting fraudulent behaviour.
Action Fraud has warned the names of well-known business people and financial experts being used to promote cryptocurrency scams.
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